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School of Nursing

PACE Office

PACE” stands for Preceptorship, Advising, and Clinical Experience. The PACE Office is the advising center for pre-nursing and nursing students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and RN-BSN (online) programs at CSU.

The PACE office employs professional advisors with years of advising experience. We will partner with you as you complete your pre-nursing requirements, and we will assist you with applying to the Nursing program.

The PACE staff are dedicated to your success. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you as you pursue a degree at Columbus State University.

Who is my Nursing Advisor?

FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE - Tamika McKenzie in the PACE Office is the advisor for this group of students. Her office is located on the RiverPark campus in Frank Brown Hall (Historic), room 2030.

JUNIOR AND SENIOR NURSING STUDENTS - Stephanie Lahnala in the PACE Office is the advisor for juniors and seniors already in the nursing program. Her office is located on the RiverPark campus in Frank Brown Hall (Historic), room 2018.

*Upon entering the nursing program, you will continue to be advised for registration purposes through the PACE office.

How do I schedule an Advising Appointment?

All advisors use the online scheduling program EAB. Please see the Instructions for EAB for more information. Advising is conducted by “appointment only” or “walk-in.” Please note that all advising centers have designated times of the year for appointments and walk-in.

How do I Apply to the Nursing Program?

Application Instructions >>

How do I Calculate my Program GPA?

Please see the GPA Worksheet (XLS) to calculate your program GPA. The program GPA will be used during the selection process. See our How to Apply page for more information.